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NSSF Infographic Rebuts N.Y. Attorney General Report


New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman this week released a report blaming other states for violent crime within its own borders. Arguing that firearms are illegally trafficked into New York from states without the same ineffective gun control laws as New York, the report misses several key facts. NSSF reminds New York of these facts […]



Hillary Clinton Reinterprets Heller Case in Last Debate


During the last Presidential Debate of the 2016 Election season, Hillary Clinton was asked by moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News to explain her statement from a year ago that "The Supreme Court is wrong on the Second Amendment." Specifically, Wallace asked her to explain her problem with the reasoning of landmark Heller decision.



New Jersey Passes Direct Sales to Law Enforcement Bill


The New Jersey Assembly Thursday passed (73-0) an NSSF-sponsored bill to change state law to allow manufacturers to sell firearms directly to law enforcement agencies.



Connecticut Court Ruling on PLCAA Demonstrates Importance of Election


A Connecticut Superior Court judge issued a decision upholding the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) and dismissing a suit brought against the Remington companies, a distributor and a retailer.



Judge Strikes Suit Against Remington


A Connecticut Superior Court judge today decided in favor of the Remington Outdoor companies, Camfour Holding and Riverview Sales and struck the amended case brought by some families of the victims in the Sandy Hook School tragedy based on allegations of negligent entrustment.



Second Presidential Debate: What you Heard, Didn’t Hear, but What a Leaked Email Confirms


Hillary Clinton’s brief response to a question on Supreme Court nominations during Sunday night’s presidential town hall style debate were enough for her political base to hear that she had checked the box for more gun control.



NSSF Responds to Harvard, Northeastern University Survey Coverage


Our experience tells us that it is impossible that just 3 percent of gun owners would hold 50 percent of the guns in America.



What you Find When You Unpack Mrs. Clinton’s ‘Basket’


We believe Mrs. Clinton would gladly place "gun owners" into her "basket of deplorables."



VIDEO: Hillary Clinton’s Plan for Guns


Will Hillary Clinton render the fundamental human right to keep and bear arms for defense impossible to exercise? You be the judge.



Hillary Clinton Wrongly Blames (a Few) Gun Stores


Facts are not stopping Hillary Clinton from misrepresentation and vilification in pursuit of her gun-control agenda and playing to her political base.



Memo to Mrs. Clinton: More Americans Support Second Amendment; Believe Gun ownership Protects, Not Endangers


A new poll by the Pew Research Center, “Opinions on Gun Policy and the 2016 Campaign,” shows Americans’ increased support for gun ownership.



NSSF Objects to DDTC Gunsmithing Guidance


NSSF is continuing its drumbeat against the State Department's "guidance" regarding who is required under current law to register with the agency as a manufacturer of defense articles.



Hollywood’s Hypocrisy on Guns


What do rogue government assassin Jason Bourne and elite hitman Deadshot have in common? The actors who portray these characters in their respective current Hollywood films are hypocritically anti-gun.



Where Have the Pro-Gun Democrats Gone?


Earlier this week, Senator Chris Murphy said in an interview that Democrats should only elect politicians who embrace a strident anti-gun agenda.



Emoji Swap Shows We are in an Anti-Gun Culture War


Last week, Apple announced that the next update to its emoji catalog would style the “gun” icon as a toy, rather than a pistol.



NSSF Statement Regarding DDTC’s Recent Firearms “Guidance” on Registration


The DDTC claims guidance provided last week is not new, but is intended as a clarification regarding some conflicting information coming from DDTC and ATF.



#GUNVOTE Performance Jerseys: Spread the Message in Style


Official #GUNVOTE performance shooting jerseys from TechwearUSA. Show your patriotism, spread the #GUNVOTE message with style and inspire a new wave of voters!



On Guns, the Contrast between Party Platforms is Stark


With both the Republican National Convention (RNC) and the Democratic National Convention (DNC) now behind us, the gap between the Democratic and Republican party line on guns has become even more stark. A brief comparison of the party platforms illustrates the divide.



Mass. Attorney General Maura Healy Usurps Power to Attack Second Amendment


NSSF sees this unprecedented action as a blatant anti-gun attack on federally licensed firearm retailers and the law-abiding citizens of the Commonwealth.



Fmr. Attorney General’s Call for Police to Support Stricter Gun Control May Fall on Deaf Ears


In response to the recent tragedies in Dallas and Baton Rouge, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called on law enforcement officers to join in advocating for stricter gun control laws. “It is far past time for those of you in law enforcement to join with other responsible Americans and take on the mindless, industry-driven […]